Keith Barrett

IT Manager, Security & Compliance, and Software Engineer in the United States

Nationally-Recognized, ITIL Certified Bus. Technology Leader skilled in IT Project Management, Security & Compliance, Enterprise Infrastructure Architecture, Business Continuity, Software Development and Social Media Content. I change chaos into structure and business needs into scalable solutions with stability, mobility and automation.

Over 10 years leadership experience with The Walt Disney Company managing high-availability revenue services and projects handling millions of transactions, and another 10 years prior with Fortune 500s building and managing IT Departments, Staff, Disaster Recovery, Network Infrastructure, Information Security, Regulatory Compliance, Data Centers, Software Products, and Social Media Content.

■ ITIL Expert Certification, TOGAF 9 trained, 10+ years Project Management experience.

■ Experienced with Hospitality, POS, Financial, Municipal, Software, CATV, Energy, Manufacturing, and Pharmaceutical Industries

■ Familiar with PCI, Safe Harbor, PII, GMP, CAN-SPAM, and PEN testing compliance. Prior USPS "Sensitive" Security Clearance

■ Managed $2Mil+ Enterprise Projects, Direct Reports, Outsourcing, Infrastructure Architecture, Security & Compliance (including PCI, GMP, PEN Testing).

■ Have built entire IT departments, data centers and services from the ground up

■ Thought Leader. Known early adopter exploring disruptive technology and creative solutions.

■ Linux, Open Source and Social Media SME; former Linux engineer with Red Hat

■ Designed, Deployed and exercised Disaster Recovery services and procedures for 3 companies

■ Special Commendations from the VP of Disney World Technology, Red Hat CEO, and Bayer Biologicals IT Director.

■ Cisco trained router and TCP/IP v4 expert

Accomplishments range from creating IT departments and infrastrcture from scratch for Bayer and startups, to coding Linux products at Red Hat, to managing revenue transaction services and enterprise projects for The Walt Disney Co.

Keith has been recommended by Google as a technology person to follow. He has over 1 million followers collectively on social media for his content on technology, Disney, and Social Media, and has appeared on over 100 Internet shows and podcasts.

Keith works in the Orlando, Raleigh-Durham, and Altanta areas.

  • Work
    • Disney, Bayer, Red Hat, IBM
  • Education
    • ITIL Expert Certified
    • TOGAF 9
    • Project Management